International Women’s Day 2019

Bristol Women’s Voice event at City Hall 2nd March

Bristol Women’s Voice are once again organising a fantastic day of events including talks, workshops and performances. We’re delighted to be part of the programme with printmaking, films, performance and a poetry workshop

The best way to keep up-to-date with all events is to select ‘going’ or ‘interested’ on their event page on Facebook

IWD 2018 women's awards

Activities provided by Art within the Cracks

Print Kitchen 11.30-1.30 in the Lady Mayor’s Parlour
with Andrea Morreau and Anna Haydock-Wilson
Learn to make simple intaglio prints using a pasta maker. All materials will be provided but you’re welcome to bring a photo of a woman important to you to trace for your print

prints on Rayburn

Films by Women Artists 12-1pm Room IP01

An hour of women’s films about the things that are important to us, opening with Anna Haydock-Wilson‘s Art within the Cracks of Women’s Lives, an artists’ documentary, the line up includes work by Liz Hart & Sarah Corbett, Lizzie Philps, Emma Crouch, Maria Jose Carvallo, Emma Windsor, Heather Colbert and Roos Mataar.

JM Autumn Afternoon
Autumn Afternoon by Jacqueline Morreau from Art within the Cracks of Women’s Lives

Dance theatre performance 2.15pm in the Great Hall

Exploring female equality & identity by teenage girls from Merchants’ Academy, Withywood.

Devised with support from Gill Simmons of Brave Bold Drama, choreographer Vic Hole of 2’Oclock Beauty Queens & film-maker Anna Haydock-Wilson through workshops during January and February 2019. To support the girls, who have never been on stage before, Vic Hole (pictured left) will perform a solo dance and  Gill Simmons will present work-in-progress from her solo performance art piece Tethered about single motherhood.

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2 O’Clock Beauty Queens at Recession fashion Show 2018 M-Shed

3pm Poetry Workshop In Room IP04

With Rosy Wilson

Read and explore together Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou and Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy, learn exercises, write individual poems and share with others.

Rosy has decades of experience of working in education with women of all ages and backgrounds. She has written and published several books and anthologies

Rosy's books